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Macquarie University

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  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

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Macquarie University is rated 5 stars by QS and awarded the maximum 5 stars in all eight major categories. The university is home to 38,000 students from 114 countries.

Macquarie's parkland campus is in Sydney's technology precinct, connected to the city via a new University train station.  Facilities include a large fitness and aquatic centre and multicultural eateries.

Research

Macquarie recently established the Australian School of Advanced Medicine, moved into high tech engineering, highlighted areas of research excellence (COREs) and has doctoral research partnerships with 51 universities.  Macquarie University is ranked fourth in Australia for research of the highest possible quality. In addition, the most recent Australian Government Excellence in Research for Australia evaluation awarded Macquarie the maximum five-star rating for three scientific disciplines, with 85% of research activity rated as performing at world standard or higher.

International links

Macquarie offers global opportunities, exchange programs with 120 universities, transnational (offshore) and distance programs. Visit Macquarie's website for further information.

This institute is rated 5 Stars based on 8 categories.
Research
Employability
Teaching
Facilities
Internationalization
Innovation
Specialist Criteria
Inclusiveness
=254
2014
=229
2015
=247
2016
  • 41.20
    Overall Score
  • 39.2
    Academic Reputation
  • 47.9
    Employer Reputation
  • 51.4
    Citations per Faculty
  • 96
    International Faculty
  • 66.9
    International Students
=48
2014
51-100
2015
44
2016
  • 82.00
    Overall Score
  • 80.9
    Academic Reputation
  • 67.2
    Employer Reputation
  • 92.2
    Citations per Paper
  • 79.5
    H-index Citations
=101
2014
=76
2015
  • 71.60
    Overall Score
  • 72.2
    Academic Reputation
  • 66.2
    Employer Reputation
  • 85.5
    Citations per Paper
  • 64.6
    H-index Citations
151-200
2016
Graduate Employability Ranking
  • 87.7
    Graduate Employment Rate
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.
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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
1,433
International
385

Number of students

27,361
Postgraduate 20%
Undergraduate 80%

Number of international students

5,609
Postgraduate 47%
Undergraduate 53%
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.
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The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.

18 Undergraduate Courses

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2 Postgraduate Courses

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